Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Beth E Benson Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 08-18606-CI-8

Indemnity Paid: $155,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Department File Number :M201263614
Claim Number :Mitchell (9941.67)
Date Submitted :4/23/2012
Insurer Information
Insurer NameCoverage Type
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Street Address
341 3rd Street S
St. PetersburgFL33701
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(727) 822 - 4600 (727) 822 -
Insured Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6450 38th Avenue North, Suite 200
CityStateZip CodeCounty
St. PetersburgFL33710Pinellas
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME40289Surgery - Gynecology 

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

Injured Person Information
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
CityStateZip Code
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other LocationOB/GYN Associates
Name of InstitutionCode
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
Diagnostic Information
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Alleged vaginal delivery.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Erbs Palsy.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Minor - Loss of fingers, loss or damage to organs.Includes non-disabling injuries.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report


Legal Information
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherSettled prior to trial
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
Financial Information
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$155,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$123,941
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$50,000$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
None deemed necessary after expert witness and physician reviews.
No updates found.



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